Saudi Arabia signs up Egypt for ‘major military maneuver’

RT
April 15,2015

Saudi army artillery fire shells towards Houthi positions from the Saudi border with Yemen April 13, 2015. (Reuters / Faisal Al Nasser)
Saudi army artillery fire shells towards Houthi positions from the Saudi border with Yemen April 13, 2015. (Reuters / Faisal Al Nasser)

Riyadh continues to strengthen ties with powerful regional armies amid an ongoing air campaign against Houthi fighters in Yemen. It has signed up Egypt for a joint planning of a “major military maneuver” with other Gulf states in Saudi Arabia.

During the visit of the Saudi Defense Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Cairo to discuss military campaign in Yemen, both countries agreed to form a joint military committee to discuss the “implementation of a major strategic maneuver in the territory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, the Egyptian President’s office said in a statement. The statement gave no further details on the planned military exercise.

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